AVEXIS is a small underwater vehicle that has been designed to survey and monitor challenging environments, particularly the legacy ponds and silos at Sellafield. This project aims to demonstrate the use of AVEXIS on the Sellafield site in 2016.
Aqua Vehicle for Exploration and In-suited Seno, Remote Operated Vehicle 150mm verison [AVEXIS-150]
2016 - SELLAFIELD LTD
2014/2015 - INNOVUS
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ARRON GRIFFITHS MSc
Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Developing a low cost 3D printed ROV, working in partnership to find problems within a nuclear storage pond environment. Using complex, robust, high resolution positional algorithms, sensors and acoustic communication system, in order to relay the current positions of each agent, to a visualized overview interface. Obtained his Masters degree from Plymouth University in 2011 and then spent 2 1/2 years as a robotic research assistant developing Plymouth's robot football team.
Developing the next generation of nuclear decommissioning robotics research. Working in partnership with the nuclear sector and other universities around the UK and EU to reduce risk, accelerate productivity and reduce long term costs.
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